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1. gooseberry

noun. ['ˈguːsˌbɛri'] currant-like berry used primarily in jams and jellies.

Synonyms

  • gooseberry bush
  • Ribes uva-crispa
  • Ribes grossularia

Antonyms

  • superior

Etymology

  • berry (English)
  • bery (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • goose (English)
  • gos (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Gooseberry

  • adversary
  • appleberry
  • arterberry
  • asbury
  • atterbury
  • auberry
  • banbury
  • beneficiary
  • bicentenary
  • blackberry
  • blueberry
  • brackenbury
  • bradberry
  • bradbury
  • brimberry
  • cadbury
  • canterbury
  • capillary
  • carberry
  • cardiopulmonary

Example sentences of the word gooseberry


1. Noun, singular or mass
The physalis fruit is also known as the cape gooseberry, goldenberry or ground cherry.

2. gooseberry

noun. ['ˈguːsˌbɛri'] spiny Eurasian shrub having greenish purple-tinged flowers and ovoid yellow-green or red-purple berries.

Synonyms

  • Ribes
  • shrub
  • genus Ribes
  • bush
  • Ribes uva-crispa
  • Ribes grossularia

Etymology

  • berry (English)
  • bery (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • goose (English)
  • gos (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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